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The Holst Museum; Cheltenham's Hidden Gem

The Holst Museum; Cheltenham's Hidden Gem

Perhaps one of Cheltenham's best-kept secrets, which is an absolute must-see on your visit, is the Holst Birthplace Museum. We catch up with Laura Kinnear, Curator of the Museum to find out more...

Close up of Holst statue

Lost Holst Music returns to Cheltenham

After 100 years of being hidden in New Zealand, two Holst music score sheets are being delivered by hand back to the Holst Birthplace Museum...

Explore Regency Cheltenham on Two Wheels

Explore Regency Cheltenham on Two Wheels

The Regency Cheltenham Cycle Trail is the perfect family activity that will get you out and about exploring a bit of everything that Cheltenham has to offer on two wheels...

Street artist creating painting of Holst

The Cultural Front: War Composition

See the collaboration with Cheltenham Paint Festival’s Andy ‘Dice’ Davies and shows Holst in the uniform of a YMCA worker during WW1... 

Lucy, staff at Sudeley Castle

In the spotlight; Sudeley Castle

Just a 20-minute drive from Cheltenham you'll find the gorgeous village of Winchcombe, complete with Sudeley Castle. We speak to Wendy Walton from Sudeley Castle & Gardens...

Illustration of Gustav Holst

Holst Hundred; letterpress poster public art

During World War I, Gustav Holst was music to soldiers in Salonika and Constantinople; now a public art piece commemorates the 25 Cheltenham soldiers who died at Salonika...

Sudeley Secret Garden

Sudeley Secret Garden

The magnificent Secret Garden at Sudeley Castle celebrates its 20th birthday...

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